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Gender: Male Meaning of Lucretius: "wealth" Origin of Lucretius: Latin clan name

The name Lucretius is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "wealth". Lucretius and is often added to user-created lists like Ancient Names From Antiquity and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover name game: from one gender to the other".

From the experts:

Lucretius is the name of the Roman philosopher who invented Epicureanism. But even in these days of old Roman name revival, Lucretius sounds a bit long-white-beardish, though it can be enlivened with the nickname Luc.

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Pop Culture References for the name Lucretius

Thought to be related to the English word "lucrative."
Lucretius Brutus is the father of Lucretia, a benevolent and upright man, in Shakespeare's 1594 poem The Rape of Lucrece.